The median contractor rate for a Windows Administrator was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Administrator
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 255 258
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 7 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.078% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.082% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 13
Median daily rate £368 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.63% -31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £230 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £435 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £360 £363
% change year-on-year -6.25% -0.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - £29.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7318 8515 8983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.52% 95.01% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4280 5076 5111
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 384 434
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.22 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +16.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Windows Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in the South East

Windows Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Administrator in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Administrator in the South East

Windows Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Administrator in the South East

Windows Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Administrator in the South East

Windows Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +14 4 £203 -55.00% 1
Surrey +8 2 £450 +22.86%
Berkshire - 1 £368 - 3
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Windows Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) Replication
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) Nagios
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
8 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (8.33%) NAS
8 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (8.33%) RESTful

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (8.33%) VSAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Smart Forms
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) Android
8 1 (8.33%) Debian
8 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Analytics
1 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (8.33%) CRM
1 1 (8.33%) DevOps
1 1 (8.33%) High Availability
1 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (8.33%) Network Packet Analysis
1 1 (8.33%) Network Packet Capture
1 1 (8.33%) People Management
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (8.33%) Project Management
1 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Scrum
1 1 (8.33%) SDLC
1 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Server Building
1 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas